Changes to pertussis immunization may weaken immunity against whooping cough.
A vaccine that thwarts cancer cells has so far proved to be better in theory than in practice, and researchers may finally understand why.
It’s not too late to get a flu shot – especially if you’re pregnant, say experts at the March of Dimes.
To promote the need for immunizations, public health groups turn to mothers.
A highly anticipated trial of a tuberculosis vaccine yields disappointing results.
Barbara Walters has chicken pox. How likely it is for adults to get infected?
The poliovirus is tantalizingly close to being eradicated, but Pakistani extremists are standing in the way
The mercury component was removed from most childhood vaccines but doctors say an international ban would put more youngsters at risk of infectious diseases.
Vaccines are by far the best defense against pertussis, or whooping cough. But protection among kids dwindles with every year since the last dose of vaccine, a new CDC study finds
Concerns over an immunization aimed at a sexually transmitted virus may be unfounded
In a small clinical trial, a therapeutic vaccine from Pennsylvania company Inovio Pharmaceuticals showed promise for treating precancerous cervical lesions in women with HPV.
Merck’s HPV vaccine, Gardasil, was found to be safe in a large safety study required by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
A final push to eradicate a disease has powerful friends — and a lot of money — behind it